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What happens when we die?

£10.00
SKU R6CS30006
Key Stage 2 Worldviews Beliefs and Values Religious Education Year 6

These plans, slides, worksheets and other resources for Year 6 children explain the ideas and beliefs of religious and non-religious groups about what happens when a person dies. Coping with loss, comforting others, expressing feelings and finding help are covered over the five lessons, with opportunities for children to reflect on their own ideas, share their views and consider the beliefs, thoughts and feelings of others.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

This lesson pack comes complete with detailed planning, slides for teaching input and differentiated resources.

#Lesson1Loss

Children will consider how they feel when they lose something as well as ways in which those feelings might differ depending upon the degree of loss. They will go on to discuss ways in which someone experiencing a loss might be helped and supported.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Scenario cards
  • Questions about loss sheet
#Lesson2Rituals

In this lesson, children will learn about what actually happens to the body when a person dies, then go on to explore some funeral rites and traditions in different religions and communities.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Funeral fact cards
  • Funeral traditions sheets
#Lesson3BigQuestions

Children will learn about the beliefs of some religions with regard to what happens when a person dies, as well as having the opportunity to share their own beliefs, prior knowledge and experiences as members of religious or non-religious groups and communities.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Buddhist beliefs fact sheets
  • Worksheet
#Lesson4ExpressingFeelings

In this lesson, children will learn about some of the ways people can express their feelings when suffering a bereavement, including expressing feelings through art. The lesson plan includes a choice of art activities where children will have the opportunity to express themselves.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Art challenge cards
  • Picture frame sheet
#Lesson5Remembering

Children will consider how funeral rituals and memorial services help people to remember someone who has died, before going on to consider other ways of remembering a person which would help comfort loved ones suffering a bereavement. They will also learn about some of the ways in which inspirational figures are remembered.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Mind map challenge card
  • Inspirational figures sheet
  • Obituary sheet
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